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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

1081  On January - 08 birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on January - 08.  

1583  On this day in history birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on January - 08.  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on this day in history.  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on January - 08.  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on this day in history.  

1632  On this day in history birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

1635  Luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709) was born on this day in history.  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) was born on this day in history.  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on January - 08.  

1735  John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815) was born on this day in history.  

1763  Edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834) was born on January - 08.  

1767  Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28) was born on January - 08.  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on January - 08.  

1779  John White, composer was born on January - 08.  

1786  On January - 08 birth of nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank  

1787  On January - 08 birth of johann Ludwig Bohner, composer  

1788  Erik Drake, composer was born on this day in history.  

1788  On January - 08 birth of archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831)  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on this day in history.  

1791  Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) was born on this day in history.  

1792  Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on January - 08.  

1805  John Bigler, American politician (d. 1871) was born on this day in history.  

1805  Orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878) was born on this day in history.  

1810  On this day in history birth of robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1812  On this day in history birth of william Henry Holmes, composer  

1814  On January - 08 birth of johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist  

1814  Thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on this day in history.  

1815  George Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 was born on this day in history.  

1815  On January - 08 birth of lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905  

1817  On this day in history birth of john Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867  

1817  Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893) was born on January - 08.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

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0482  On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1100  On January - 08 death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  On January - 08 coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.